Definition Of gossip


casual or unconstrained conversation or reports about other people, typically involving details that are not confirmed as being true.

he became the subject of much local gossip

engage in gossip.

they would start gossiping about her as soon as she left

Example Of gossip

  • Adam was talking to the owner of the apartment block once we'd moved in, and found out some of the local gossip about the residents.

  • After that incident, I immediately wrote an article to discuss the issue and asked the media not to report too much gossip .

  • Consequently, we kept our daily reports clear of any gossip or personal information.

  • E. used to have the best job a gossip could hope for - telephone operator in a small town in the days of party lines.

  • Friendly newsagent Lynda, who is a runner in her spare time, keeps me up to date on the local athletics gossip .

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